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Published in December 2016, the Pipe Club of Norfolk book covers the first 40 years of the club.

54 black and white pages with 40 pictures illustrating various events in the club's history.

This book represents a fascinating part of pipe smoking social history.

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Forthcoming events
All meetings at 8pm at the Fat Cat pub, 49 West End Street, unless otherwise stated.

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The PCN was featured on 'Have I Got News For You' - BBC1 - 14th October 2010.

You can download the video here: Pipe Club of Norfolk on Have I Got News For You.mp4 image

More about PCN on HIGNFY here. image

December : Xmas draw and cheese and pickles at the Fat Cat
An excellent Xmas draw and cheese and pickles at the Fat Cat, stunningly well organised by the Secretary.

Very nice to see Reg Walker but a pity there were not more people there because of the flu.

John, Reg, David and Dominic
November : Annual 3 grams clay
Annual 3 grams clay. Well done to John Betts!

Annual 3 grams clay
Red Lion Bishopsgate
17 November 2021
Parson's Pleasure
Contestant's choice of pipe
1John Betts 26:10
2David Woollard-Kingston 21:50
3Tony Larner 21:30
4John Walker 18:00
4Dominic Summers 10:00
David gives John his prize
October : Annual 3 grams
Annual 3 grams at the Whalebone. Well done to David as usual!

Annual 3 grams
20 October 2021
Parson's Pleasure
Contestant's choice of pipe
1David Woollard-Kingston 36:40
2John Betts 29:50
3Tony Larner 17:30
4John Walker 16:30
David, Tony and John
September : AGM
Very nice to see Len and Ben at the AGM at the Fat Cat.

Len, John, John and David
August : Carrow Hill field trip
An excellent evening around Carrow Hill starting at the Berestrete Gates and finishing at The Rose.

Tony, David and John and the Boom Tower
July : Cathedral field trip
An excellent evening around the Cathedral area and we had a fascinating tour by Dominic.

We spent the rest of the evening in the Red Lion pub, Bishopsgate.

Tony, Dominic, David and John at Pull's Ferry
June : Annual 4 grams
Annual 4 grams. Well done to David as usual!

Annual 4 grams
Lollard's Pit
16 June 2021
Parson's Pleasure
Contestant's choice of pipe
1David Woollard-Kingston 62:10
2John Betts 46:50
3Tony Larner 37:30
4John Walker 24:10
David wins
May : Kett's Heights field trip
An excellent evening around the Kett's Heights area and we had a fascinating time discussing various aspects of Norwich history.

We had a walk around Kett's Heights admiring the view and then passed over Bishops Bridge to spend the rest of the evening in the Red Lion pub, Bishopsgate.

John and Dominic
The View
January to April : No meetings during the Great Lunacy
The lunacy continues.

The National College of Smoking
The National College of Smoking
Rumpole uses the Common Law to defend the right to smoke
The Pipe Club of Norfolk 1973 to 2010 Miscellany
A Short History of the Club and its Activities image
Amend the smoking ban
1945 Newsreel - Charatan factory
1945 Newsreel - Charatan factory image
Taken from Pipeline magazine
Pipeline magazine ran from 1969 to 1978. It was published by the Pipe Club of Great Britain, 17-19 John Adam Street, London.

Here are a few pieces scanned from it. Image intensive! image
Pangbourne Pipe Club - 1940
Interesting Pathé newsreel of Pangbourne Pipe Club in 1940. image

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